Best Things to Do in Atlanta in December with Kids

Stone Mountain Park celebrates the magic of Christmas. Photo courtesy of Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain Park celebrates the magic of Christmas. Photo courtesy of Stone Mountain

Christmas lights and holiday activities are back this December, and that's just the beginning of things to do in Atlanta this month. 

December in Atlanta starts with Hanukkah already in progress and continued menorah lightings at events like Sparkle Sandy Springs. Then, as December in Atlanta continues, families can find holiday festivals and tree lightings (most are FREE) in places like Decatur, Roswell, Acworth, and more. And don't get us started on all the holiday markets! After the gifts are ripped gently opened, kids and parents can look forward to 2022 and celebrate with family-friendly, daytime events like the New Year's Eve Bubble Bash at the Children's Museum of Atlanta.  

In fact, there's so much to do during December in Atlanta, we couldn't squeeze it into just one article. Make sure to visit our Holiday and Christmas Guide to get ALL the details on the many things going on this month. We've also got the scoop on the great places to see holiday and Christmas lightsways your family can volunteer together, and the best holiday and Christmas events in Atlanta

We’re adding more events to our family activity calendar every day, so don’t forget to check it frequently.  

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